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Abbotsford school district denies SOGI walkout claims, IIO BC probes Vancouver incident and more

Man sets himself on fire at McDonalds, police watchdog investigating

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Student stabbed near Surrey’s Enver Creek Secondary

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School district denies claim 100+ students walked out of SOGI presentation

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Woman ticketed after complaining to RCMP about student driver in Whistler

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B.C. Housing just wants to build, with or without Maple Ridge

The issue of shelters and housing for the homeless is still dividing the community and it’s exhausting, one homeless advocate says. See more >

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